Politics 1966: Edmund G. Brown, candidate for governor, California
: Politics '66 motion picture filmsDescription
: Edmund G. Brown (also known as Pat Brown), the incumbent governor running for re-election to a third term, speaks to an audience of Pacific Gas and Electric employees on the last Wednesday before the election. Robert H. Gerdes, chairman of the board, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, introduces Brown.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) sponsored this nonpartisan series of political forums for the thousands of PG&E employees in northern and central California. The series featured candidates for statewide office in California and discussions of leading issues, and was produced in cooperation with the Pacific Service Employees Association, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Local 1245), and the Engineers and Scientists of California.Sequence
: Slates begin (00:39), camera pans audience, guests enter on stage and are seated (01:06), Gerdes begins speaking, introduces guests (02:12), Gerdes introduces Brown (05:36), Brown begins speaking (08:30), Gerdes thanks Brown on the conclusion of his speech (40:50), first question from audience (42:00), Gerdes thanks Brown and the audience (57:24), audience exits (58:50), closing credits (59:04).Source
: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide
: Pacific Gas and Electric Company Motion Picture Film 1960-1970Call Number
: 80177 Reel 19Rights
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